Atlantic Operator Trainee Programme

In 2004 Atlantic launched its Operator Trainee Programme with the aim of providing young individuals within Trinidad and Tobago with an opportunity to develop the requisite knowledge and competence for becoming Process Operators within the Energy Sector.

This 18-month programme focuses on the development of young people, who will receive Gas Plant Theory Training at the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) and at Atlantic for a period of six (6) months. Upon successful completion of this training, participants will undergo structured on-the-job training for a period of one (1) year to facilitate the development of their skills as Process Plant Operators.

Knowledge and Experience
Technician’s Diploma - NEC (Grade A, B or C)

  • Mechanical Engineering Technician (MET)
  • Electrical Electronic Engineering Technician (EEET)
  • Industrial Instrumentation Engineering Technician (IIET)


Technician Diploma - UTT

  • Process and Utilities Engineering Technology—GPA of 2.75 & above
  • Chemical
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Industrial Instrumentation


Process Plant Operator Certificate - UTT - GPA of 2.75 & above
Applicants to the programme must also have attained passing grades in: CXC (General Proficiency) or O’ Level English Language, Chemistry and Mathematics.